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7 Podcasts That Will Make You a Smarter, Better Leader

Some of the best free resources out there for growing and learning are podcasts. Over the past few years, as podcasts have grown in popularity, literally thousands of new podcasts have flooded the web. It can be exhausting sifting through them to find the really good ones, but there are a few that stand out…

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Leaders That Last: The Art of Failing Forward

“The greatest mistake we make is living in constant fear that we will make one.” – John Maxwell Like most driven, motivated, type-a leaders, I’m not afraid of much. I’ll make decisions, I’ll lead teams, I’ll take risks. I don’t shy away from speaking in front of crowds of any size. At the top of my…

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Leaders That Last: 3 Steps Leaders Must Take to Avoid Burnout

Writer’s Note: Something I’m passionate about is helping leaders last in the positions of leadership God has given them. As a young leader I’ve learned a few lessons the hard way and I welcome the opportunity to share my experience with others to hopefully help other young leaders avoid some of the same traps I’ve…

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3 Simple Steps to Understand Mission and Vision

To be successful, every organization, church, or business needs a clearly defined mission and vision. (Tweet this) Without defined goals, processes, and systems, nothing can be measured or evaluated. No progress can be made. The challenge for leaders young and old is not understanding the power and importance of these two vital identity components. The challenge…

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Starting a Student Ministry from Scratch

I’ve been asked by three different people in the past two weeks what advice I have for someone who is tasked with starting a student ministry from scratch. It’s a frustrating, intimidating job. My advice is this: Pick a school district and make it your mission field. If you don’t already have any students “built…

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